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How To Stop Emotional Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Stop Emotional Eating.

Stop Emotional Eating Before It Starts

Eating is more than something we do to nourish our bodies with vital nutrients. It's also an activity we do out of habit, like nail biting, hair twirling, or finger tapping. And sometimes, we habitually turn to food in response to certain emotion...  Read more

De-Stress in 3 Minutes or Less

What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an...  Read more

Take Action Against Emotional Eating

HEADLINE: Emotional Eating is a Problem Your reaction: Tell me something I don’t know… By now, you likely know what emotional eating is. You probably realize that emotions cause 75% of overeating. You're a...  Read more

Tame the Emotional Eating Beast for Good

When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq...  Read more

10 Reasons You Eat When You're Not Actually Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afterno...  Read more

Never told my self I was quitting soda I just stop
Updated 11/29/2015 10:03:11 AM

Never told my self I was quitting soda I just stop buying it once and. Awhile I want it and I would get the smallest possible then this weekend it was at Thanksgiving and it was all I wanted the only good thing is Reached for cans of flavored soark...  Read more

My son thinks I eat veggie subs as a diet thing. B
Updated 11/29/2015 10:00:57 AM

My son thinks I eat veggie subs as a diet thing. But I really eat them because they're yummy!!!...  Read more

eating a pear for late night snack. not really exc
Updated 11/29/2015 12:41:54 AM

eating a pear for late night snack. not really excited about it, but oh well. no candy left after i tossed it the other day!...  Read more

Eating and Holidays
Updated 11/28/2015 11:34:05 PM

Eating and Holidays...  Read more

I have a weird question. I ate and what ever I ate
Updated 11/28/2015 10:27:28 PM

I have a weird question. I ate and what ever I ate did not agree with my tummy. It made me sick. When you throw up do you delete what u ate????...  Read more

Is it Real Hunger?

Next time you crave something, stop and ask yourself: Is it real hunger or is it emotional hunger?? If you haven't eaten in 3 or 4 hours, it's probably hunger, but if you are stressed, upset, even happy about something--it's probably emotional hunger...  Read more

24 hour rule

If I want to eat something that is not a part of my plan, I wait 24 hours. If I still want it, I allow/plan for it in the next day's meal plan. Usually, by the next day, I've forgotten about it but if not I can still have it (planned) the next day....  Read more


A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

7 Healthy Holiday Tips from Dr. Oz

We recently sat in on a conference call with health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz, who shared with us some great tips on staying healthy throughout the holiday season. "The stress in holidays a lot more sophisticated and complex, with visiting relatives… and...  Read more

A Simple Tip to Take Control of Mindless Eating

One of the 7 Secrets to a Strong Start is to focus on developing healthy habits, not losing weight. One habit that many people struggle with is mindless eating. The 10 Steps to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle Mind Over Body plan can help you with t...  Read more

Read that Stop Emotional Eating Article!

Great reminder for me this week! My husband and I both ignored the digital devices as it recommends starting last weekend. Only phone calls. We had a fire in the chimena every night that weekend, some good neighbors and friends stopped by just becaus...  Read more

How do I stop emotional eating?

"The moment you are ready to quit is usually the moment when the miracle happens" I read this today in a spark blog and it made me think. Do I consider weight loss a miracle? Responsibility and consistency you would think would make weig...  Read more